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First Baptist Church of Glenarden Hyattsville, MD
  • Expired: October 22, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description Do YOU "serve with pride" in both your work and your daily lives? Have you heard the voice of God calling you to use your God-given gifts and talent to benefit this ministry? Have you been called to be a SERVANT LEADER?

We are seeking an experienced Accountant with a call to serve and not just seeking a job. POSITION OVERVIEW The First Baptist Church of Glenarden has a need for a dynamic full-time accountant to support the Finance department. Primary duties include bank reconciliation, general ledger reporting, credit card reconciliation, accounts payable and report generating.

In addition, the incumbent will provide research and assistance in the completion of special projects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform bank reconciliations, disbursements and balancing deposits. Prepare payroll administration and financial report preparation.

Perform accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts. Prepare journal...

entries and maintain general ledger. Prepare accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management. Maintain and process vendor payments thru the Automated Account Payable System Assist with preparation of monthly financial reports.

Assist in budgets and financial forecasts. Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process. Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.

Maintain related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments. Improve the workflow within the Finance Office and thus improve the overall efficiency. Provide needed backup for three key positions within the office.

Assist with special projects assigned to department. Provide status reports to members in chain of command. QUALIFICATIONS Must be saved, have a servant's heart, and be a member, in good standing or willing to join and become a member in good standing of FBCG.

Must be able to submit to authorities as defined by the Pastor. Must possess a gracious, Christ-like demeanor in demanding situations. Must have an understanding and appreciation for the ministry and the mission of FBCG Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business with emphasis on accounting.

Or equivalent combination of education, training and experience required. Requires 3 to 5 years experience in general accounting, finance, accounts payable and receivable. Thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting and account reconciliation.

Experience must demonstrate knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and methods. Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office including Excel and MS Word. Knowledge of APEX or other similar accounting software and cloud-based systems, highly desired.

Must be able to function successfully in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills. Must be detailed oriented with a working knowledge of basic filing, record keeping and bookkeeping and accounting systems.

Must have flexibility, the ability to track and manage multiple projects simultaneously and have a working understanding of project tracking systems/procedures. Must be technologically literate. Must be organized, a team player and possess the ability to work with all types of temperaments.

Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately

First Baptist Church of Glenarden


Hyattsville, MD